Episode 68 – Stuck In The House

On this episode, we’re Stuck In The House with the Citadel Theatre.  We speak with Chantell Ghosh, Executive Director and Jessie Van Rijn, Producer about how the Citadel is bringing artists and audiences together in spite of physical distancing. Take that, COVID-19!

Links:
See the archives and performance schedule for Stuck In The House.
Catch today’s Stuck In The House video.

Resources and Support:
Learn more about ECF’s new Rapid Response Fund.
Check out Text4Hope, support for your mental wellbeing.
Alberta Health Services provides trustworthy information about COVID-19.
Try our their Online Self Assessment Tool.

Grants:
Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards – Due April 30th
Edmonton Refugee and Emerging Communities Awards – Due May 1st.
Winspear Fund Scholarships for Advanced Classical Music – Due May 15th
Ranald and Vera Shean Memorial Scholarships Due June 1st.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Episode 67 – The Piazza Project

On this episode, we learn about the McCauley Development Co-operative and how the community banded together to raise $1 million in less than a month to purchase a problem property in their neighbourhood.

Links:
Find out more about the McCauley Development Co-operative.
Check out the Edmonton Community Development Company.
See how the Social Enterprise Fund invests in community.

Grants:
Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards
Winspear Fund Scholarships for Advanced Classical Music
Ranald and Vera Shean Memorial Scholarships
*Deadline to apply for all three is March 31

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Episode 66 – Millennials and Money

On this episode, we explore the Financial Reality of Millennials in Edmonton by spending a day in the life with Alexis Hillyard to find out how she handles her finances.

This is the first of four Vital Topics that will be produced throughout the year. The upcoming topics will look at Millennials’ behaviours around advocacy, technology and the trends they are setting.

Links:
Read the Vital Topic: Financial Reality of Millennials in Edmonton
Get your nerd on with the Vital Topic’s Resources.
See our past Vital Signs reports.
Check out Stump Kitchen with Alexis Hillyard.
Follow journalist Emily Rendell-Watson on Twitter.

Grants:
Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards
Winspear Fund Scholarships for Advanced Classical Music
Ranald and Vera Shean Memorial Scholarships
*Deadline to apply for all three is March 31

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

The music featured in the Millennial segment is called Waves by Pictures of the Floating World.

Banner picture courtesy of KTB Photography

Episode 65 – Kids! In! Space!

On this episode, we find out about the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program. The program gets kids to design experiments with the goal of having their work loaded into a rocket and launched 400 kilometres up to the International Space Station. And Edmonton Public Schools is not about to miss that trip!

This is serious science, friends.

Links:
Find out more about the Students Spaceflight Experiments Program.
Check out this video from the Edmonton Journal about Mission 14: Shrimp Among the  Stars.
Follow writer Scott Lilwall on Twitter
Listen to What On Earth Can We Do by Alberta Emerald Foundation.
Register for the Social Enterprise Bootcamp presented by Edmonton Community Development Corporation.

Grants:
Community Grants – Deadline to apply is March 1
Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards
– Deadline to apply is March 31
Winspear Fund Scholarships for Advanced Classical Music – Deadline to apply is March 31
Ranald and Vera Shean Memorial Scholarships – Deadline to apply is March 31

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

The music featured in the Spaceflight segment included:
Making April by Cody Martin
Tokyo Lights by Cody Martin
Epiphany by Bryant Lowry 

Sound Effects in the Spaceflight segment:
STS-135: Countdown to Launch from the NASA Audio Archive
Atlas V: Launch from the NASA Audio Archive 
Apollo 11: That’s one Small Step For (a) Man from the NASA Audio Archive 
STS-26: Liftoff from the NASA Audio Archive

Image from NASA image library: In the Grip of the Scorpion Claw
Gripped in the claw of the constellation Scorpius sits the reflection nebula DG 129, a cloud of gas and dust that reflects light from nearby, bright stars. This infrared view of the nebula was captured by NASA Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer.